Assistant Professor, Modern European History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
Modern European History. The Department of History at The University of Scranton seeks candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning in August 2009. Ph.D. and teaching experience required. Primary responsibilities include teaching the Modern European survey, courses in a European region or country (excluding Italy, Britain, Ireland), and our departmental course in historical methodology. The University of Scranton is a broadly regional institution of more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students located in northeastern Pennsylvania near the Pocono Mountains. Recognized nationally for the quality of its education, Scranton is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. It is committed to providing liberal arts education and strong professional and pre-professional programs in the context of Ignatian educational principles, especially the care and development of the whole person. Drawing on the strengths that have made it a recognized leader in the Northeast (ranked 9th among the 165 masters universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report), Scranton is committed to a culture of scholarship and excellence and is moving into the front ranks of Americas comprehensive universities. The University of Scranton is, by tradition and choice, a Catholic and Jesuit university. The successful candidate will have an understanding of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit education. The Universitys mission statement may be found at www.scranton.edu/mission. The University is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts and three letters of recommendation by December 1, 2008 to Dr. Robert W. Shaffern, Department of History, The University of Scranton, Scranton, PA 18510-4748. The University of Scranton is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer/ Educator. Veterans, minority persons, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the American Historical Association meeting in January 2009.
Dr. Robert W. Shaffern
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies